How big is the U.S. pipeline network?
510,917 miles, according to PHMSA’s National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS).
the Q4 2010 newsletter of
Pipeline Open Data Standarrd (pods.org,
you can get this map of pipelines and compressor stations through
National Pipeline Mapping System.
Should it be
suprising when some of these compressor stations leak
or some of this half-million miles of pipe explodes?
Has anybody ever heard of an exploding solar panel?
Two of the most organized Riverkeepers in Georgia, plus the
Georgia Sierra Club and a group of landowners in Dougherty County, Georgia,
have retained environmental law firm Greenlaw to address the
Sabal Trail Pipeline.
The task is difficult because of lack of information from Sabal Trail
and from FERC.
Here Steve Caley of Greenlaw spells out what his clients have asked for and
how it’s been refused.
You can help by also asking
your elected officials
to ask FERC to provide the missing information
and to extend the Scoping Period.
PDF of the letter includes the attached documents.
April 7, 2014 Continue reading Extend the FERC scoping period and obtain critical information from Sabal Trail Transmission –Greenlaw
Not much change in routes, according to most observers so far,
in the maps Sabal Trail Transmission LLC filed with FERC 2 April 2014.
Lisa A. Connolly’s
cover letter for Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC
by Sabal Trail Management, LLC, Its Operator (notice the two levels of shell companies)
to Ms. Kimberley D. Bose, Secretary, FERC says: Continue reading Sabal Trail submits alignment drawings to FERC
There’s a tiny amount of news coverage about the
all of which are listed on the
The resume Monday evening in Lumpkin, GA and Williston, FL.
Before that, Monday morning, the Lowndes County Commission, Georgia,
Spectra speak at their 8:30 AM Monday 9 December Work Session,
to answer questions submitted in advance by the public.
Morgan Watkins wrote for Gainesville.com Wednesday,
Public gets chance Thursday to learn more about proposed pipeline,
Sabal Trail Transmission, the company building a 474-mile
natural-gas pipeline from Alabama into Florida, has begun a round of
open houses for the public and will host one Thursday evening for
Alachua and Gilchrist counties.
The open house will run from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bell High
School, located at 930 S. Main St. in Bell, and provide an
opportunity for people in the community to learn more about the
pipeline that eventually will run through the area.
Or won’t run through, if enough people oppose it. Continue reading Open Houses in Florida, and Spectra before the Lowndes County Commission in Georgia